Radiology Tech/Medial Assistant - Lookout Mountian Primary Care - Full-Time

Erlanger Health Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the department Practice Manager and/or physician, performs a variety of diagnostic radiographic exams.

This position is involved in a team-based approach to care. Team members are trained to meet the highest level of function for their role as per the State of Tennessee/Georgia guidelines. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to coordinate care for patients and is trained and assigned to support patients/families/caregivers in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change.

Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to manage the practices' patient population. Participates in the practice's quality improvement process and performance evaluation. Is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of patients under the direction of an RN, LPN, physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant.

Education: Required: A graduate of an approved JRCERT radiologic program (The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology). CPI Annual/Bi-Annual Training, if applicable Preferred: N/A Experience:

Required: Hospital clinical experience Basic computer experience (1-2 years work experience or college level classes) Preferred: Six months hospital and/or physician office experience Position Requirement(s):

License/Certification/Registration Required: ARRT certified (compliant with all continuing education mandates) ARRT registry eligible (must complete within one year) Radiological student from an approved Radiology program that has completed all academic courses (must be registry eligible within three months and complete registry within one year) BLS required within 30 days of hire. Preferred: N/A

Department Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Practice Manager and/or physician, performs a variety of diagnostic radiographic exams.

The technologist assists with invasive procedures using sterile technique. This position requires independent judgment and initiative in utilization of traditional, computerized, and digital radiographic equipment to create high quality diagnostic radiographic images. The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients seen in the physician practice where assigned.

The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities may include registration, triage and clinical assistance to the physician when needed.

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